Use this sample and step by step explanation to craft a meaningful employee performance feedback review for a structural engineer. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A structural engineer ensures that the structural integrity of any physical structure is maintained. Besides, he/she makes sure the structure is safe during and after the construction. Hence, they are important in every civil project.

Other responsibilities include contributing in the designing of buildings, bridges or any other civil project, focus on the capacity of the structure to withstand loads or stresses and advise the rest of the construction team accordingly. The engineers also investigate whether the site suits the magnitude of the proposed project. In this regard, they examine the soil, relief, and the area around for any inconsistencies. Lastly, they are mandated to communicate with other professionals to ensure sustainability of projects.

Employee Performance Review Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

LISTENING SKILLS: Listening Skills are a practical ability to accurately receive and interpret messages you receive during the communication process to ensure flow and accuracy are maintained.

Does not know how to give feedback and asks irrelevant questions.

Criticizes other people's way of delivering their content or views.

1

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Interpersonal Skills are a set of abilities that enable a person to positively interact and work with others effectively while avoiding office disputes and personal issues with each other.

Tries as much as possible to make people feel comfortable at all times.

Influences those around in a very positive way and inspires them to be the best that they can be.

2

FACILITATION: Facilitation is making tasks or life easy for others while ensuring the daily running of successful meetings or workshops or business at large.

Rarely enters the discussion, even when the group is not understanding the concept or is way off topic or task

Does not provide group members with materials or tools necessary for effective group discussions

1

NETWORKING: Networking is the process that encourages an exchange of information and ideas among individuals or groups that share the same interests.

Builds relationships that only benefit oneself; is not honest, sincere or ready to build something that will benefit both parties

Stays for over a month without picking up the phone to connect with a new person

1

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY: Equal Opportunity and Diversity means having employees from a wide range of background that includes different ages, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief, educational background, physical ability and treating them equally.

Submits both to the management and coworkers giving everyone an easy time

Appreciates and provides honest feedback both to the management and the employees

2

FLEXIBILITY: Flexibility is an important skill that allows employers and employees to make an arrangement about working on maintaining a work/life balance to help organizations improve the productivity and efficiency of their balance.

Handles any change that comes in the protocol with ease and makes suggestions on how to improve them

Quick in adjusting to change in the performance of duties

2

PROJECT AND GOAL FOCUS: Project and Goal Focus is setting your mind and heart on things that matter and add value to your life against those things that add no value at all or of little value.

Lets other people throw one's task off by accepting to do favors for them while working on an important task

Sets "negative" goals, which makes one lose motivation needed to accomplish them easily

1

LONG RANGE PLANNING: Long Range Planning is setting long-term goals and objectives for your business or project to ensure its growth and sustainability is reached by all the employees.

Gives up when one encounters barriers that seem to impede own progress on long-range planning instead of modifying the plan accordingly and moving forward

Does not know how to anticipate situations that may break the long-range planning process thus panics or blames others when the situations do happen

1

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: Business Etiquette is a basic framework of rules set by companies to ensure and allow you to understand the way you should conduct yourself in the professional world.

Shows minimal respect and politeness when interacting with others and is seen as unpleasant to work with

Shows minimal interest in building and nurturing relationships and is always too busy to meet others

1

MECHANICAL SKILLS: Mechanical Skills are the abilities to solve problems that arise in the workplace, although it may vary from one company to another.

Lacks analytical skills and is always unable to solve most problems brought by clients

Demonstrates little willingness to learn how to read machine prints and diagrams

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

LISTENING SKILLS:

How well can you rate your listening ability skills when having a conversation?

Give an instance that you did not listen carefully and you ended up messing the situation.

[employee comments]
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

Give an instance that your feelings and emotions became a hindrance to building meaningful relationships with others?

How well do you receive instructions and follow them through to achieve the desired results?

[employee comments]
FACILITATION:

Is there a time when your group did not meet a project deadline? If yes, why? What did you do?

Is there a time when you assigned different tasks to group members, but the work was not done as you expected? What do you think was the problem? How did you fix it?

[employee comments]
NETWORKING:

What qualities do you look for in professionals when networking?

Is there a time when you have lost a great client due to poor networking techniques? What happened? What have you done to improve your networking skills?

[employee comments]
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY:

Do you play the role of a peace ambassador in the workplace or you enjoy stirring conflicts?

Do you choose who to support and who not to offer assistance?

[employee comments]
FLEXIBILITY:

Are you flexible enough to take on new urgent tasks that do not originally belong to you?

Are you consistent in following the descriptions given to finish tasks?

[employee comments]
PROJECT AND GOAL FOCUS:

How do you communicate your goals to other members of the team? Give an example

How do you organize your goals in order to remain focused and make them more achievable?

[employee comments]
LONG RANGE PLANNING:

Who do you involve when deciding on a long-range plan for your company and why?

In your opinion, do you think most start-ups fail due to lack of long-range planning or due to poor management? Explain your answer

[employee comments]
BUSINESS ETIQUETTE:

Do you prepare for meetings early enough and keep a schedule of upcoming meetings?

What efforts are you making to improve your listening skills?

[employee comments]
MECHANICAL SKILLS:

How often do you train yourself to improve your ability to read a wide range machine prints and diagrams?

How often do you rely on sketches, verbal instructions, and notes to complete project designs?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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